If a well-lived life is one of small triumphs, unexpected moments of beauty, and an abiding personal satisfaction, then most of us are on the right path. And it's a joyful path.
As the conflict in Syria rages on, with no respite in sight, desperation is hitting Syrians hard. And there are many around to take full advantage of it. But to actually receive a message offering Syrian brides showed me just how bad the situation has now become.
When I feel the frustration building, when I cringe or fume, I will seize the moment as a possibility for change, rather than one of failure.
Midway in my ascent to upper management, a male colleague called me "the lady without a life." It was supposed to be a compliment of sorts -- I was at work from 7:30 a.m. till close and brought work home on nights and weekends. It was an unconscious tradeoff -- until my husband died.
Egyptian Women's Rights vs. Rape and Violence Against Women Egypt's withdrawal of police from the streets has resulted in an explosion of sexual assa...
Access, introductions, a defender in your corner willing to advocate on your behalf -- these are the traits that separate a mentor from a sponsor. And they appear to be some of the reasons why men climb the ladder faster.
Why don't we make this easy and agree that equal rights belong to all Americans, and then legislate and litigate accordingly? Fair enough?
With International Women's Day behind us and Women's History Month nearly over, we must work with the belief that the best way to honor the women of the past is to build a future where all people, regardless of gender, are afforded the same essential rights that all deserve.
All women are impacted by these decisions but they disproportionately affect women of color, poor women, women who live in rural areas, and those who have been struggling financially since the recession.
Before she decides to completely give up a career in public service, here are five things that Ashley Judd should know.
It feels like the real point has been hovering a good thousand feet above the conversation. I believed the goal of the women's movement was to achieve true self-determination -- a society in which a woman can be whatever she wants to be.
Doesn't anyone get why CEO, Marissa Mayer put the kibosh on telecommuting right now at Yahoo? It wasn't discrimination folks.
Leadership training is especially important for women in the developing world who have few mentors, navigate entrenched male networks, risk cultural exclusion, and confront a limited pipeline even if education is becoming more equitable from a policy standpoint.
If enough people cry wolf too many times, we'll be too tired for the real fight, for things like nurseries in the workplace, flextime, maternity leave, etc. More of us are on your side than you realize. Even if we tell lousy jokes.
Superintendent Karen Williams talks about growing up African American in an all-white school district in Arizona. Her parents didn't go to college, but they were determined that she would.
I wholeheartedly stand with gay Americans in this movement. I hope the Supreme Court rules in favor of gay marriage and that financial equality for gay families can be achieved. I support unequivocally the sexual and reproductive rights of all people. But when will it be our turn?